forced to flee
The conflict has threatened millions of lives. More than 370,000 people have been forced to take refuge in neighboring countries.
More than 700,000 displaced in Iraq are living in informal settlements. These individuals require additional aid to survive the winter.
25% of the
An estimated 11 million Iraqis, or approximately 25% of the population, are in need of humanitarian assistance.
The ongoing conflict in Iraq has resulted in more than 3.3 million people fleeing for their lives – creating a call for even more emergency resources in the area. An estimated 11 million Iraqis are currently in need of humanitarian assistance.
More than 1.8 million Iraqis have been forced from their homes but remain inside of the country. 360,000 are refugees in other countries. There are also 280,000 refugees in Iraq from neighboring countries — the vast majority escaping violence and persecution in Syria.
Despite significant security risks and challenges accessing people in need, UNHCR is working around the clock to assist Iraqis who have fled Mosul and to provide them with lifesaving aid.
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